Kameela Osman, MSW, RSW, C.Hyp, PMH-C | Clinical Director

 Social Worker, Psychotherapist,
Clinical Hypnotherapist, Perinatal Mental Health Certified

Sarah Lamb

Registered Psychotherapist 

Shylo Heayn, MACP Student

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

*evening & weekend availability*

Kameela - Registered Social Worker -Clinical Director

About Kameela: Experienced Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Kameela is a dedicated social worker and psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience in mental, emotional, and relational wellness. As a mother of two, she is passionate about supporting other parents and couples. Inspired by her personal experiences during pregnancy and postpartum, Kameela became Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C). Her training and experience in perinatal work spans issues supporting individuals/couples in stages of pregnancy and postpartum including mental/relational issues, PMADs (perinatal mood & anxiety disorders), birth trauma, IVF challenges, infertility, and pregnancy loss.

Therapeutic Approach

Kameela uses an integrated therapeutic approach, drawing from her extensive training in various modalities, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Sex Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy (Level 1 and 2)

Professional Roles and Affiliations

Currently, Kameela supervises external psychotherapists both individually and through group sessions. She is also an associate with Momwell, a leading wellness center focused on maternal wellness. Additionally, Kameela is a volunteer mentor with the Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color (PMHAPOC), a group within Postpartum Support International (PSI), where she supports women of color pursuing perinatal mental health certification.

Background and Experience

Kameela’s extensive experience began in 2007 at a women’s center in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), where she developed and co-facilitated peer support groups. Over the years, she has held various roles including therapist, group facilitator, program coordinator, program supervisor, and clinical supervisor. After many years in the non-profit sector, Kameela founded Elite Counselling & Consulting Services in Bowmanville, Ontario, to address issues close to her heart.

Booking Information

If you plan to book a session with Kameela and use extended health benefits, please ensure your coverage includes a Registered Social Worker or a Master of Social Work.

Sarah - Registered Psychotherapist

About Sarah: Experienced Registered Psychotherapist & Crisis Worker

Sarah is a dedicated professional with extensive experience as a crisis worker and therapist. She specializes in crisis intervention and has a strong background in addressing negative beliefs, self-esteem issues, trauma, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, compassion, and mindfulness.

Therapeutic Approach

Sarah utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities to support her clients, including:

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • The Gottman Method for Couples Therapy (Level 1)

Professional Roles and Affiliations

Currently, Sarah is an associate with the practice, bringing her expertise and compassionate approach to support individuals and couples in their journey towards wellness. Sarah has been with the practice since 2021.

Booking Information

If you plan to book a session with Sarah and use extended health benefits, please ensure your coverage includes a Registered Psychotherapist.

Shylo - Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Shylo’s experienced in the mental health field, having worked in frontline mental health for the past 3 years. She completed a Bachelor’s of arts in Psychology, Brock University (2019) and a Post-Grad certificate in Mental Health & Addictions, Durham College (2021). She’s currently completing her Master’s of Arts Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University. She’s seeing clients as part of her student placement with Elite Counselling & Consulting Services under the supervision of Kameela Osman, MSW, RSW, Social Worker & Psychotherapist. Please note that Shylo’s availability will be for virtual therapy only. 

If booking with Shylo and using extended health benefits, ensure coverage includes Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) or supervised by a Registered Social Worker. 

About Elite Counselling & Consulting Services

Elite Counselling & Consulting Servcies was founded in early 2018, by Kameela Osman, MSW, RSW. Offering in-person session in downtown Bowmanville, as well as, offering virtual therapy Ontario wide. Since the opening of practice, psychotherapy / counselling services have been both in-person and online. In-person therapy can currently only be booked by connecting directly by phone or email. Virutal sessions can be booked using the booking button above.

In-person services are available at 93 King St. West, #201, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.


Note on Using Extended Health Benefits

Psychotherapy services (individual or couples therapy) can be offered by different regulated practitioners, such as a Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, etc. Some extended health benefit plans will cover psychotherapy by one practitioner but not another, for example offer coverage for a Registered Social Worker but not a Registered Psychotherapist or vice versa. Other plans will cover either. This isn’t by insurer but the plan your employer selects with the insurer. 

If using extended health benefits, it’s the service users responsbility to ensure they have coverage for the selected therapist prior to session. Refunds will not be granted for services rendered. We don’t do direct billing, however receipts will have the practititioners registration number for insurance reimbursement, if eligible. 

Further workshops and psycho-education groups are not considers psychotherapeutic and often aren’t eligible for extended health coverage. 

Clinical Focus

Note our clinic works with ages 15+

Mindset Therapy

For those struggling with their thoughts (overthinking, negative thinking, unwanted/intrusive thoughts, etc.). This can support motivation, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, perfectionism and many other issues. Related training completed includes, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, clinical hypnotherapy, and more.

Perinatal (Pregnancy & Postpartum) Counselling

In the perinatal period, life transitions occur both around us and within ourselves. For many women it can lead to the onset of mental health issues. Even those without diagnoses can struggle with mental, emotional and relational wellness in this time. Kameela holds training specific to maternal mental health and is Perinatal Mental Health Certified, through postpartum support international. She offers support for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders,  as well as therapy relating to general perinatal issues (including relationship support), reproductive trauma, birth trauma and pregnancy loss.

Couples Counselling

For tune ups, re-connection, pre-marital or pre-engaged support, as well as, recovering from affairs and betrayals. Both Kameela & Sarah have training in the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy (Kameela-Level 1 & 2; Sarah- Level 1), further Kameela is trained in The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, and sex therapy for couples. Sarah has additional training in treating trauma and affairs in couples. They both blend this knowledge with other modalities of therapy (ex. CBT, ACT, etc) to better support relational needs.

Are you ready for change?


Free Counselling Consult

Counselling consults are a 15-20 minute chat (phone or online video) that allows for questions and ensuring we’re a match for service. Email [email protected] or call 905-419-3242 for consult.

Book Appointment

If you know you’re ready to make a change, self-book here.

1st Session!

You’re on your way! Small changes can make a big difference.

Counselling / Psychotherapy

When we’re caught up in struggle it can become all we see. It’s common to get overwhelmed by the suggestions of others, or online searching for something that may help. We may not know where to start but know, we don’t want to keep feeling, thinking, or living, as is.

Clinical Focus includes: Mindset Therapy; Perinatal (Pre-natal / Postpartum) Counselling; Couple Counselling

Workshops & Classes

Offering workshops & classes on topics such as mindfulness, parenting, relationships, anxiety, anger & more. Being pro-active with your mental wellness, benefits your overall health. Workshops are available online & in-person (Bowmanville & Greater Toronto Area).

Consulting & Supervision

If you notice you’re stuck, are in need of an outsider perspective or have too many balls to juggle, consultation services can help you! Kameela is also available to support individuals, agencies, and the community in other ways, for more information click learn more.

Advocating, Collaborating, Supporting Mental Wellness in the Community…